What happened this day in history November 27

What are the important events that happened on November 27? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 27: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 27 is the 331st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 34 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 14, 2021 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,637,971,200 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatriacontahenagon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 66 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,263 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 27 Historical Events

  • 1703
    The first Eddystone Lighthouse is destroyed in the Great Storm of 1703.
  • 1815
    Adoption of Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland.
  • 1830
    St. Catherine Laboure experiences a vision of the Blessed Virgin standing on a globe, crushing a serpent with her feet, and emanating rays of light from her hands.
  • 1856
    The Coup of 1856 leads to Luxembourg’s unilateral adoption of a new, reactionary constitution.
  • 1912
    Spain declares a protectorate over the north shore of Morocco.
  • 1944
    World War II: An explosion at a Royal Air Force ammunition dump at Fauld, Staffordshire kills seventy people.
  • 1975
    The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter had announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
  • 1989
    Avianca Flight 203, a Boeing 727, explodes in mid-air over Colombia, killing all 107 people on board and three people on the ground. The Medellín Cartel claimed responsibility for the attack.
  • 1992
    For the second time in a year, military forces try to overthrow president Carlos Andres Perez in Venezuela.
  • 2004
    Pope John Paul II returns the relics of Saint John Chrysostom to the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Who were born on November 27?

  • 1746
    Robert Livingston, negotiated the Louisiana Purchase from France (d. 1813)
  • 1911
    David Merrick, American stage producer (d. 2000)
  • 1921
    Alexander Dubček, Slovak politician (d. 1992)
  • 1928
    Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (d. 2005)
  • 1937
    Gail Sheehy, American writer
  • 1962
    Charlie Benante, American drummer (Anthrax)
  • 1967
    Shane Embury, British guitarist/bassist (Napalm Death)
  • 1970
    Patricia Zentilli, Canadian actress
  • 1981
    Matthew Taylor, English footballer
  • 1985
    Alison Pill, Canadian actress

Who died on November 27?

  • 1592
    Nakagawa Hidemasa, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1568)
  • 1940
    Nicolae Iorga, Romanian writer and politician (b. 1871)
  • 1955
    Arthur Honegger, French-born Swiss composer (b. 1892)
  • 1988
    John Carradine, American actor (b. 1906)
  • 1994
    Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • 1999
    Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and author (b. 1925)
  • 1999
    Yasuhiro Kojima, wrestler (b. 1937)
  • 2006
    Bebe Moore Campbell, American author (b. 1950)
  • 2007
    Sean Taylor, American football player (b. 1983)
  • 2010
    Irvin Kershner, American director (b. 1923)

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